Audi A4

Since 1994 of release

Repair and car operation

Audi А4
+ Running gear
+ Regular servicing
+ Engines
+ Turbo-supercharging
+ Exhaust system
+ Cooling system
+ Fuel tank and the fuel pump
+ The air filter and channels всасывания
+ Injection system
+ Coupling
+ Transmission and the main transfer
+ Suspension bracket of wheels and steering
+ Brakes
+ Wheels and tyres
+ The electrotechnical equipment
+ Ignition system
+ Illumination
+ The alarm equipment
+ Tools and devices
+ Heating and ventilation
- Body details
   Forward bumper
   Damages to result of failures
   Face-to-face part of the car
   Lateral laths
   Dismantling of doors
   Mirror of the external review
   Luggage carrier cover
   Back bumper
   Sliding/demountable roof
   Check of a corrosion-resistant coating of the bottom
   Procleaning of apertures for a water drain
+ Salon
Search of malfunctions
Technical characteristics


The gazonapolnennyj shock-absorber can be dismantled (1) cowls Audi after removal of a lock washer (2) and removals of an eye of the hinge from a finger.

The assistant should hold a heavy cowl before fixing bolts (1 and 2) a cowl will be weakened.


Installation of the removed cowl can for itself be facilitated, if before демонтажем to note position of hinges. It is better to make a waterproof felt-tip pen.


  1. There, where is, ослабьте fastening of wires of a lantern for illumination of a cowl, heating of sprays of system of washing, and also a connection tape to weight.

     Council: if the same cowl at вытягивании wires fix on its end a cord is established. Stretch a cord with a wire through a cowl. The cord remains in a cowl and will help to involve a wire at installation.

  2. Disconnect a hose of system of washing of glasses.
  3. Remove from the top fixing finger or from both fingers a lock clip газонаполненного the shock-absorber.
  4. Loosen the bolts of hinges on the right and at the left.
  5. Cowl too heavy to unscrew it alone. Therefore hold a cowl with the assistant with right and on the left side.
  6. Now squeeze out fixing fingers газонаполненного the shock-absorber and remove the shock-absorber.
  7. Already weakened bolts completely unscrew a hand and remove a cowl.
  8. If it is required, it is possible to unscrew cowl hinges.

 Council: All газонаполненные cannot be thrown out shock-absorbers simply, they need to be brought in workshop Audi for "decontamination".

At correct installation the cowl should adjoin to these shock-absorbers (marksman) densely. For adjustment of height the shock-absorber is screwed up or unscrewed.

Figures "1" and 2 designate undersides of bolts which should be weakened for adjustment of the lock of a cowl on height.

If запорная скоба a cowl enters into the lock not precisely it can be shifted after easing of bolts with шестигранными heads (1–3).

The cable деблокировки a cowl ahead enters into the cowl lock.

By figures are designated: 1 – a cable cover; 2 – a countersupport of a cover of a cable; 3 – the lever of the lock of a cowl; 4 – a nipple on the cable end.

To replace a cowl cable, ослабьте bolts with шестигранными heads (1 and 2). The cable (4) is on sale only together with the handle (3).

Cowl adjustment

When the cowl is closed, the distance from it to both wings should be identical (about 3 mm), and on a first line it should be in one plane with wings. Besides, adjustment on height too should be correct.


  1. For adjustment in a longitudinal direction bolts above between the hinge and a cowl are weakened.
  2. For lateral adjustment bolts between the hinge and a body are weakened.
  3. Shift a cowl cover in the necessary direction and tighten bolts.
  4. On a first line adjustment of height of a cowl is carried out as follows:
  5. Screw up persistent shock-absorbers on the right and at the left to metal edge.
  6. Loosen the fixing bolts of the lock of a cowl also shift the lock how it is necessary, downwards or upwards.
  7. At this time check up installation on height at the closed cowl: the cowl upper edge should be ahead at one height with wings.
  8. Again tighten fixing bolts of the lock of a cowl.
  9. Pay attention to that запорная скоба has entered into a lock aperture. If is not present, запорную the plate can be shifted sideways and in a longitudinal direction after easing of three fixing bolts.
  10. The persistent shock-absorber unscrew until the cowl will not cease to shake in the closed position. To reach correct adjustment, some attempts are required.

Replacement of a cable of a cowl


  1. Open a cowl.
  2. Hang out from the lock a nipple on the cable end.
  3. Also hang out a cable cover.
  4. Take out a cover of a cable from arms. In the field of a lining of a cowl it is laid in a lining flute.

Dismantle a reception pocket at the left under a control panel (the head Salon).


  1. Unscrew in feet of the driver deblocking handle.
  2. Involve a cowl cable in salon. Be cautious, "the obstinate" cable can cause damage of eyes!
  3. Stretch a new cable from within through a rubber nozzle, track a correct arrangement nozzles (dense).
  4. Screw deblocking handle.
  5. Enclose a cable cover in dredging of a lining of a cowl, and also in arms on a face-to-face part of the car.
  6. Stretch a cable through a countersupport of the lock and hang a cover.
  7. Hang on the lock a nipple on the cable end.